Lambeth Open: October 2010

The weekend at the beginning of October was particularly rainy and grey, but the Lambeth Open provided much merriment around Brixton. LPT provided a range of interesting demonstrations within the workshop over the two days, chatting to hundreds of locals and a curious few.

The gallery and design room also showcased some of the most recent and interesting work being produced within the workshop. It was a great opportunity to show the skills of not only our workshop members but also the staff.

Over the two days LPT technicians screen printed fabric lengths of three-colour repeat print commissioned by The Foundling Museum for the Threads of Feeling exhibition. The public took little swatches away with them as a keepsake from the day, including the exhibition’s curator John Styles who popped in for a peek.

LPT’s Surface Bursary resident, Berit Greinke held a workshop alongside the Florella printing on the Saturday. Showing the more experiemental techniques of printing and the wonders of felt tip pens produced as part of her Chrome (live) project developed during the residency. This included the installation box shown, created to work with a computer programme to read the colour and convert the readings into sound.

Visitors also had the chance on Sunday to print their own LPT canvas bag, or just to help themselves to one printed by one of our interns.

LPT would like to thank all the visitors for making the weekend diverse, exciting and very rewarding!

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About London Printworks Trust

London Printworks Trust is the centre of excellence for textile print. Our passion has continued for twenty years since establishing ourselves as a charity to encourage professional artists, designers and emerging talent to learn, to share ideas, to produce new work and to fulfil their creative potential. Through our specialist hand printing equipment and workshop facilities we support and nurture creativity in people from the local community of Brixton, and across London. We are developing a new programme of residency places, courses, talks and new open access in response to the changes to funding. We appreciate and thank the support from our Board, Volunteers and Freelancers, without whom we would not have survived the changes to our funding. Continued support from The Leverhulme Trust and Lambeth also helps us to make a difference.
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2 Responses to Lambeth Open: October 2010

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